Autism/Asperger's/PDD Awareness

We are a community of many mothers coming together as one. We like to discuss many aspects of our lives, drawing from our common experience as parents, family members and those caring for children on the autism spectrum.

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i need advice

I am a college student who lives at home and wanted to know how to explain 2 my child about why her uncle has autism. how do I do tht???? i know how to live with my older...

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Overwhelmed

My 2 1/2 year old son has been seeing a speech pathologist for a few months & attending a special school for 1/2 day a week for over a month. His speech pathologist and myself...

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Son just received dx this week

Like a previous poster Brandy my 23 month old son just received his dx this past week. Part of me keeps hoping that the neurologist screwed up and that my son is just a very...

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Language question

Hi everyone, My son is 2 years old, and is speech delayed. He is receiving therapy etc. My question is, at what age did your autistic child speak? My son is mild autistic....

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Autism/Aspergers resources

sharing a site full of resources The link to the forum http://autismandaspergersinthefamily.freeforums.org/ will take you to a page full of help and resources uk and...

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Relevant books

Hi can anyone recommend any books to help me to decide which step to take next with my daughter, Angel, 6. She has been diagnosed with ASD by a psychiatrist we paid privately,...

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Hey im new here

hey all new here my names amanda my son recently hasbeen diagnoised with autism he is 4yrs old . i didnt notice the signs at first like rocking back and forth , spinning, tip...

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Hey im new here

hey all new here my names amanda my son recently hasbeen diagnoised with autism he is 4yrs old . i didnt notice the signs at first like rocking back and forth , spinning, tip...

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Signs of autism?

My DD is 5 months old now and I just couldn't help thinking that she might have autism.She is not a smiley baby,rarely smile back at me.She only smile or laugh when I try to...

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Autistic teenagers dating

I have a 17 year old male teenager with moderately severe Autism who continues to tell me wants a girlfriend. In his class it's mostly males. My question is where can he meet...

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gardianship

my 20 year old autistic son wants to leave his dads house to live with me. I dont know if its legal for him to just leave his dad. But he says he is very unhappy and i want to...

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My world is crashing

Hello everyone. My name is Elisha and I am a mother to 3 beautiful boys. I have been having the worst month of my life. My youngest boy has had some speech delay and he has been...

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Tap To Talk

I have a 5 year old with ASD and he is non verbal, he has started using the PECS system at nursery and at home. Whilst scaning the internet yesterday i come across this system...